Introduction - Intergenerational Justice and Its Challenges

In Axel Gosseries & Lukas Meyer (eds.), Intergenerational Justice. Oxford University Press (2009)
Authors
Axel Gosseries
Catholic University of Louvain
Abstract
This Introduction tells the story of intergerational justice and how it has influenced philosophers and political thinkers throughout history. The Introduction goes on to discuss the aims of the book, which is to offer a sustained discussion of intergenerational justice as seen by practical philosophers. The first part of the book focuses on the way in which various schools of thought in moral and political philosophy approach the domain of intergenerational justice, while the second part focuses on more specific aspects, such as how these theories address the question of motivation, how they deal with demographic fluctuations, or how they can be applied to real-world issues such as climate change.
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

Our Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 35,976
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

The Claims of Future Persons.Kirsten Meyer - 2018 - Erkenntnis 83 (1):43-59.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Theories of Intergenerational Justice: A Synopsis.Axel Gosseries - 2008 - Surv. Perspect. Integr. Environ. Soc 1:39-49.
Intergenerational Justice.Axel Gosseries & Lukas H. Meyer (eds.) - 2009 - Oxford University Press.
Intergenerational Justice.Gosseries Axel & Meyers L. (eds.) - 2009 - Oxford University Press.
The Incoherence of Intergenerational Justice.Terence Ball - 1985 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 28 (1-4):321 – 337.
Intergenerational Justice.Axel Gosseries - 2003 - In LaFollette H. (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Practical Ethics. Oxford University Press.
On the Applicability of Theoretical Model of Intergenerational Justice.Gabriel Radu - 2008 - Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy 50:641-650.
Justice in the Genetically Transformed Society.Colin Patrick Farrelly - 2005 - Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 15 (1):91-99.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2011-01-21

Total downloads
7 ( #639,693 of 2,293,920 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
5 ( #109,338 of 2,293,920 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Monthly downloads

My notes

Sign in to use this feature